Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northeast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the E in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE early in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE during the evening.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||36||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 29||38||NW 24||21|
||26||40||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 26||31||W 21||18|
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".